Get Ready For The Epcot Festival Of The Arts

UPDATED 12/12/19: Epcot International Festival of the Arts at Walt Disney World Resort will kick-off its annual global celebration of visual, culinary and performing arts Jan. 17 and continue for 39 days through Feb. 24, 2020.

Get Ready For The Epcot Festival Of The ArtsGet Ready For The Epcot Festival Of The Arts

Festival of the Arts is a newer special event at Epcot which offers an ideal location to showcase creativity and imagination in a multitude of ways. Some of the fun activities that guests can expect during the festival include photo ops where guests can put themselves into classic paintings, artistic culinary offerings from 12 kiosks around World Showcase, crowd sourced artistry in mural installations, meet and greet with a wide variety of Disney artists, and watch guest artists create new pieces live.

Spark Your Imagination At Festival of the ArtsSpark Your Imagination At Festival of the Arts

There's a fantastic line-up of workshops for 2020 that includes workshops for guests of all artistic talents. Sign up to explore your creative side with the help of Disney artists.

Workshops for the 2020 Festival of the Arts Include:

  • Ink & Paint Animation
  • Disney 3D Paper Crafting
  • Gesture Drawing Basics: "Story Telling Drawings"
  • Animation 101: Flip Book Fundamentals
  • Doodling with Viz

Get all the details you need and a Full Lineup For Epcot's 2020 Festival of the Arts Workshops are HERE!

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Are you in it for the culinary artistry? The Epcot International Festival of the Arts showcases an array of menu delights that demonstrate how plating is an art unto itself. Wander the Park to find tasty food and beverage delights that stretch the imagination and bring a new level of fun to the culinary arts.

2020 Festival of the Arts Food Booths Include:

Interested in seeing exactly what is being served up at the food booths? Check out the Disney Food Blog's Full List of Menus Including Food Photos!

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One of the highlights of the festival is the Disney on Broadway Concert Series held at the America Gardens Theatre. The series offers guests three daily performances by Broadway stars who reprise favorite songs from past performances in award-winning Disney shows.

  • Jan. 17, 20, 21, 24 and 25 - Kissy Simmons and Alton Fitzgerald White ("The Lion King")
  • Jan. 18, 19, 22, 23 and 25 - Heidi Blickenstaff ("The Little Mermaid"; "Freaky Friday") and Gavin Lee ("Mary Poppins")
  • Jan. 25 - Special performance featuring Simmons, White, Blickenstaff and Lee
  • Jan. 27, 30, 31; Feb. 3, 4, 7, and 8 - Liana Hunt ("Mama Mia! The Musical") and Adam Jacobs ("Aladdin)
  • Jan. 26, 28, 29; Feb. 1, 2, 5, 6 and 9 - Kara Lindsay ("Newsies") and Kevin Massey ("Tarzan")
  • Feb. 10, 12, 13, 18, 19, 22, 23 and 24 - Ashley Brown ("Mary Poppins"; "Beauty and the Beast") and Josh Strickland (Tarzan)

Reservations for the Broadway Concert Series Dining Package open on November 14th.

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Thanks so much to our friends over at the Disney Food Blog for sharing their Festival of the Arts photos with us. If you'll be down in Walt Disney World between January 17th and February 24, 2020, be sure to visit Epcot to take in this entertaining festival.

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